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The Role of the Project Manager: Communication is Key

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Captain, conductor, or coach are words often used to describe the role of the project manager.  Leading the project team and managing...

Project Estimates and Understanding Success

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By Dr. Philip Mann Organizations often doom projects to fail right from the start.  Whether relatively small agile projects or massive megaprojects, a...

Project Management – Getting Stuff Done (GSD)

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Welcome to the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU) Project Management blog page, Getting Stuff Done (GSD).  I am Scott...

Managing Projects and Managing Change: The Solution to PM vs. OCM

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By Dr. Phil Mann Projects fail a lot, and for many reasons.  One completely avoidable reason for failure, however, is the unnecessary...

Defining Project Leadership – Leading versus Taking a Walk

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by Dr. Daniel Jensen, Corporate Faculty, Harrisburg University of Science & Technology “If you think you are leading and turn around...

HU Faculty’s Methane Emissions Decision Support Tool Made Publicly Available

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Harrisburg University Assistant Professor and faculty associate at HU’s Center for Environment, Energy, and Economy, Arvind Ravikumar, and colleagues have publicly...

HU Center for E3 Director discusses River Basin collaboration

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The Susquehanna River Basin Commission recently interviewed John Quigley, Director Center for Environment, Energy and Economy (E3) at Harrisburg University and Jamie Shallenberger, Manager...

Harrisburg University providing 3D-printed face shields for long-term healthcare workers

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The Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA) and Harrisburg University of Science and Technology have partnered to provide long-term care workers...

HU Research Team to Harness AI, Satellite Imagery to Create Lean, Smart Cities

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 90 percent of the world’s population breathes polluted air. WHO estimates that about 7 million...

HU named among 10 Most Prolific Education Institutions in U.S.

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Citing the university’s innovative approach and commitment to preparing students for tomorrow’s workforce, The Knowledge Review magazine has named Harrisburg University one...

Hospital employees, spouses and partners can access HU programs

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Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital employees and their spouses/partners have been granted unprecedented access to Harrisburg University of Science and Technology...

Putting tech to the test: HU launches User Experience Center

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User Experience Centers, often referred to as UX Labs, are specialized testing facilities where products, services, and software are tested...

HU named among 10 Most Recognized STEM Universities

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Education Magazine has named Harrisburg University of Science and Technology among the 10 Most Recognized STEM Universities of 2019. Harrisburg...

HU Center for E3 director contributes to carbon capture report

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After more than a year in the making, a comprehensive report on carbon capture, use, and storage, was recently was...

HU introduces Esports Management major

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After establishing a successful Esports varsity program in 2018 and winning the Collegiate Overwatch National Championship in early 2019, Harrisburg University will...

HU Data Science, Project Management graduate programs ranked among best in U.S.

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Harrisburg University’s Data Science and Project Management online master’s degree programs have been ranked among the best in the U.S....

Professors win computer science ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’

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Four Harrisburg University professors took home the “Outstanding Achievement Award” as they presented their co-authored research paper, “Diagnosing Heart Disease...

HU Professors’ Research Accepted for Publication

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Professors Siamak Aram, Roozbeh Sadeghian, Stanley Nwoji, and Iheb Abdellatif, whose team paper, titled “Diagnosing Heart Disease Types From Chest X-Rays Using...

HU Project Management Program named among best in U.S.

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Harrisburg University’s Project Management Master’s Degree Program has been named among the top 25 programs of its kind in the...

HU ranks 5th for Master’s in Data Science degree programs

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Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has been recognized as a top-ranked institution offering the best online Master’s in Data Science...

HU Coordinator’s Article Selected for Publication

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An article written by HU Experiential Learning Coordinator Rebekah Harriger has been selected for publication in the soon-to-be-released book: “Intern...

HU introduces live entertainment course

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On the heels of launching a successful concert series featuring today’s best music and comedy acts, Harrisburg University will introduce...

HU announces Presidential Research Grant recipients

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Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has announced the recipients of this year’s Presidential Research Grants – funding awarded annually to professors who...

Professor, student present research at e-learning conference

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Interactive Media Major Emili Ochoa and Dr. Sa Liu gave a presentation at the E-learn 2019 world conference in New Orleans this...

HU designs United Way game to raise poverty awareness

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Harrisburg University has partnered with the United Way of Pennsylvania to develop an online game that raises poverty awareness. Found on the...

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